Cased Morton ophthalmoscope by Hamblin

Catalogue Number: 3542
Cased Morton ophthalmoscope by Hamblin
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Ophthalmoscope
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: early 20thC
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: Theodore Hamblin Ltd
Description Of Item: Cased self-illuminating ophthalmoscope and handle. Head is of Lister-Morton design. Black metal head has two wheels of lenses, primary wheel +12 to -18, supplementary wheel +0.50, +16, +10, +30, -30, -10 and a blue filter. Disc to rotate primary lens wheel is labelled with a silver disc with various sized red circles and marked 'RETINAL GRATICULE GAUGE'. Sliding rheostat power control knob. Head marked on rear 'HAMBLIN 1000-4166 MADE IN ENGLAND' and front carries THL logo. Black metal handle to house 2 D-Cell batteries. Base of handle engraved 'C.A.WRIGHT'. One spare globe in case. Fitted, hinged case lined with blue satin and velvet with gold imprint 'HAMBLIN/ LONDON W1'. Red Dymo label on end of case 'C.A.WRIGHT/ 20-7668'. Instrument 260 x 42 x 42mm. Case 207 x 52 x 91mm.
How Acquired: Donated by Colin Dundon
Date Acquired: May 2016
Condition: Head excellent, handle fair, case poor
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 14

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